Social Events Secretary Irene Squirrell

Thank you so much to Robert Winter for sending me so many wonderful images of the outing to see the snowdrops at Anglesey Abbey.

Proposed Outing
It has been bought to our attention that there is a Museum of Power at Langford just outside Maldon Essex. If anybody would be interested in this trip please use the Bird to let us know. If there is enough interest a trip could be arranged for Sept/Oct.

2019 Outings

DATE CHANGED TO 27th March 2019 - Munnings Collection at Dedham - Coach and Entry £30
The Munnings Art Museum is at Castle House, the former home of the artist Sir Alfred Munnings (1878-1959) and his wife, Violet. Described by Munnings as ‘the house of my dreams’, he lived and worked in this elegant Tudor and Georgian building for over forty years until his death in 1959.
This trip will include a visit to Debham Vale, weather permitting.
Leave at 9.30 return at 4.30

1st April 2019 - Owl Sanctuary at Stonham Barns - Coach and Admission £23
Take a leisurely stroll around and observe the beautiful Owls close up. There is a lovely woodland walk where you are able to stop and pop inside the bird hide, as well as seeing the Red Squirrels. Do not forget to bring your camera for these magical moments!!
Leave at 9.30 return at 4.30
Also time to visit Stonham Barns

10 May 2019 - Waveney 'Stardust' Cruise - £16 per person
The first of the popular river cruises that will take you through glorious countryside, past waterbirds and wild flowers. I wonderful, relaxing day for all.
9.45am Start at Hippersons Yard return Beccles approx 4.45pm

17th May 2019 - -Sandringham - Entry and Coach £40
Sandringham Estate is The Queen's private estate and The Duke of Edinburgh took on overall responsibility for its management at the start of Her Majesty's reign in 1952. One of His Royal Highness's principles has been to maintain the estate for future generations, so conservation has always been an important part of the Estate's management practices.
Leave 9.30 back 4.30

8th June 2019 - House of Commons & Westminster Abbey
Admission to both with coach £80pp
Admission to one or other £60.00pp
Coach only £40.00pp
Situated next to each other, this is a fantastic opportunity to see at first hand two of the great institutions that provide the building blocks of British Society as we know it.

12th June 2019 - East Ruston Gardens Admission and Coach £25 Please note that the date for this outing has changed from the 10th to the 12th June.
This fine modern garden lies close to the sea with a microclimate that permits the owners to grow many plants normally considered too tender to thrive outside in East Anglia.
Leave 9.30 back 4.30
Departure times to be advised

17 June 2019 - Waveney 'Stardust' Cruise - £16 per person
9.45am Start at Hippersons Yard return Beccles approx 4.45pm

12 July 2019 - Waveney 'Stardust' Cruise - £16 per person
9.45am Start at Hippersons Yard return Beccles approx 4.45pm

3rd August 2019 - Newmarket Races Entry and Coach £48
Enjoy an afternoon of flat racing at this iconic race course
Leave 9.30 leave approx 6pm
Admission ticket included £10 food voucher/£2 bet and race card.

6 September 2019 - Waveney 'Stardust' Cruise - £16 per person
9.45am Start at Hippersons Yard return Beccles approx 4.45pm

11 October 2019 - Waveney 'Stardust' Cruise - £16 per person
9.45am Start at Hippersons Yard return Beccles approx 4.45pm

11th November 2019 - Thursford Christmas Spectacular - Deluxe seats and travel £56.00 APPROX.
Leaving Kempton Cross at 10.00
Returning after the show. Approx 7.30

More events to follow, so watch this space.

Booking information
A deposit for 20% or £10 (whichever is greater) is required when booking an outing. Bookings must be made using the Beccles U3A Booking Form which can be downloaded and printed here: Booking Form. More information including Terms and Conditions can be found on Visits and Trips Information

Prices are based on 20 people per coach. If less than 20 people book up for the outing, it may be cancelled. On the plus side, if more than 20 people book, the price may be reduced.

If you have any questions please contact the Social Events Secretary by email or call Irene on 713622.